Nikole Lewis

JWST Project Scientist
Space Telescope Science Institute

Dr. Nikole Lewis is an Associate Astronomer and Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope at Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). She probes exoplanet atmospheres using a combination of observational and theoretical techniques. Dr. Lewis is involved with a number of ground- and space-based observational campaigns aimed at characterizing exoplanet atmospheres. She received her B.S. in Physics and Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, her M.A. in Astronomy from Boston University, and her Ph.D. in Planetary Sciences from the University of Arizona. Dr. Lewis was a Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT before arriving at STScI in 2014.

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